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Can you name the GRE words based on the definitions given?

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to illegally use or reproduce
loud; noisy; lacking restraint (raucous)
typical or standard specimen; model
disparaging or descriptive word or phrase (slur)
fleeting; passing quickly; brief
cautious reserve in speech; ability to make responsible decisions
diametrically opposed; as in antithesis
one with an amateurish or superficial interest in the arts or a branch of knowledge
a rude or insensitive person
flashy; gaudy
stubborn; hardheaded (uncompromising)
excessively wasteful; recklessly extravagant
mysterious; obscure; difficult to understand
baffled; at a loss for what to say or do (bewildered)
causing laugher; laughable
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a court order requiring appearance and/or testimony
to stun, baffle, or amaze
unfortunate; inappropriate
an attitude or quality of belief that all people are motivated by selfishness
to incite; to rouse (instigate)
to provide support (reinforce)
immunity from punishment or penalty
belligerent; warlike (hostile)
an illusion; originally, an imaginary fire-breathing monster
to increase in intensity, power, or prestige
biting; severe (harsh)
recklessly wasteful; extravagant (lavish)
a situation that is difficult to get out of
marked with spots or blotches; impure (stained)
having sound judgment; perceptive (wise)
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lazy; listless (lethargic)
capable of being set right; correctable
culled from many sources (varied)
strength of spirit; courage
to cut off abruptly (shorten)
out of place in terms of historical or chronological context
to grow to increase swiftly and abundantly
to delight or entertain (amuse)
pompous speech or expression
greatly emotional or zealous (ardent)
having no interest or concern; showing no bias or prejudice (disinterested)
to throw overboard (discard)
deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnormality
about to happen (impending)
causing delay (dallying)

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